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I Was Married to a Sociopath

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    Actually I still am married to a sociopath.

    I have prayed and hoped that she would somehow change, but I know that isn't going to happen. I have to save myself. She has been having an on going affair for quite some time. I have digital recording of her talking to one of her girlfriends about, and she of course denies...
    john83815 john83815 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    Help I'm Married to a Sociopath and Don't Know What to Do

      I am not a sociopath but I believe my husband is.  I am in the process of getting divorced and I am also pregnant with his child.  He has been abusive physically, emotionally and verbally which is why I am divorcing him.  He is great at manipulating people...
    kikikyta kikikyta 22-25, F 16 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    i have just found out my husband is a sociopath

    i am worried and scarred i always thought he was just a cofused man after his awful childhood but the past year has been so awful lying by saying he has cancer going away to say been admitted cancer ward but not telling me where intercepting my bank accounts and stealing and...
    tenovus tenovus 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    The 10-year Nightmare: Married To A Sociopathic Woman

    I am finally divorcing my wife of nearly 11 years. I started the process last summer and she refuses to agree or settle. For the entire time I was married to her, I tried desperately to make things better and figure out what the problem was in my marriage. The low point, and...
    dukearthur2011 dukearthur2011 36-40 16 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    My Sociopathic Former Husband

    For twenty years I convinced myself that he was just too smart for feelings or emotion. I convinced myself the masquerade that the world saw was real. Everyone thought he was brilliant, funny and charming, so why was he so cold to me? There was only one truth, it must be me. For...
    residueoflife residueoflife 46-50 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    Help I'm Married to a Sociopath and Don't Know What to Do

      I am not a sociopath but I believe my husband is.  I am in the process of getting divorced and I am also pregnant with his child.  He has been abusive physically, emotionally and verbally which is why I am divorcing him.  He is great at manipulating people...
    kikikyta kikikyta 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Do I Know What Happend?

    No. Can I explain it? No. Am I glad that the nightmare is finally over? abso-freaking-lutely! I met my husband, we're separated now, 6 years ago. I was 21, and just out of a terrible relationship with someone that was also probably a sociopath, but that's another story. We dated...
    fallingwthgrace fallingwthgrace 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    Confronting His Sociopathy Is The Most Terrifying Thing I've Done

    I was introduced to my ex through a mutual friend who sang his praises about how he was the "smartest guy he knew." They'd attended a top law school together a decade before. Almost immediately after we met he began to woo me. It was all very romantic....dinners, handwritten...
    nylonfemme76 nylonfemme76 31-35 4 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    Help

    i am mother of 4 wonderful kids although severly messed up as a direct result of their father my soon hopefully to be x husband molesting and raping them for years I never seen this it totally came out over time and i mean in tiny little increments now here is where i am and...
    michellelangmack michellelangmack 31-35 2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    The Federal Agent Sociopath

    I met him when I was 17. We dated for 5 years before we were married. When I think back on it, he lied alot then. He also would be missing and I could not find him some days without explaination. After marriage, we had fun. I found him lying for no reason, but i figured, no harm...
    emerald64 emerald64 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    Married To A Sociopath

    I am now married to a sociopath, I am lied to about everything including the air he breaths...I found out he has 2 children and doesnt even see them..I had no idea!...I have been with him for almost 3 years..at first eveything was great...then i would see a lie or two ignore it...
    deana34 deana34 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    Finally Free!!!!!

    I was married to a sociopath for ten long years! I was only nineteen when I fell in love with my now ex husband. I became pregnant almost right away, too soon for me to realize what  he really was. On top of his personality disorder he also had a drug addiction which his...
    rosalielac rosalielac 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2010

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    Well this guy... Is married and has two children with a wife and everything. His kids are 8 and 2 and he says him and his wife have agreed to divorce in two years when his youngest...
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    Okay so. Oh god, where do I even start, I just have to get this off my chest. My step father and his best friend molested me when I was very young, I was younger than eight years...
    Cryingsmile Cryingsmile 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a sociopath having an affair with another sociopath. We are both married. That is not the worst part but you will have to ask nicely if you want to know how anything could be...
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    Just finished watching "The Best Offer" (La migliore offerta) and it's provides a telling glimpse to how it feels like to be devastated by a sociopath. Until the very end, where...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 13

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    Just finished watching "The Best Offer" (La migliore offerta) and it's provides a telling glimpse to how it feels like to be devastated by a sociopath. Until the very end, where...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 13

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    I wouldn't say Im an textbook sociopath or even a sociopath at all Im actually the complete opposite- an empath but every so often my empathy switches off and everyone around...
    RayNyar RayNyar 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    I do not make excuses for what I do. Being a sociopath does not mean I can not be held accountable for my choices. It means I don't care enough to stop myself. Yes I have impulses...
    meinGeistgebrochen meinGeistgebrochen 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I have been married for 18 years. My husband travels all the time and is rarely home. When he is home we might have sex once. It lacks intimacy and I feel so ugly and...
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    I am so sick of the way my wife tries to control everything about me. I've been with her for 10 years now and I can't take it anymore. She can't even accept that she's a control...
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    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    ModernSociopath ModernSociopath 26-30, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm a sociopath because I neither care nor not care. What amuses me is the pain of others. What makes me sad is happiness. What overall has the effect on me is silence. Because...
    JaysGrief JaysGrief 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I really don't know whether to call myself a sociopath, but things happen in my life that I'm supposed to care about and I just couldn't give two *****
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